IMPHAL, May 12 - The first-ever World Migratory Bird Day was observed at Azuram, a remote village under Tousem sub-division in Manipur�s Tamenglong district on Saturday.
Azuram village has been recognised by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals for providing safe passage to Amur Falcons (Falco amurensis) during their annual migration through Manipur.
The event, which was initiated by the Youths Club and the villagers, and was attended by children, church leaders and women. The members of the Corbett Foundation (TCF) also took part in the event and appealed to the people to save flora and fauna.
Programme Officer Mordecai Panmei of TCF and member of Rainforest Club Tamenglong(RCT) and Community Felicitator Dilunang Pamei of TCF also offered valuable suggestions.